RODC and Writable DC in the same site

Marcus Wong Theen Nam 1,061 Reputation points
2021-11-10T09:45:34.82+00:00

I have 1 RODC currently in site A, now I would like to add in another Writable DC into site A and then when new writable DC is up then I will demote the RODC.

So Im wondering can I add RODC and Writable DC in the same AD site? Will there be any authentication issue or conflict occur?

Thank you.

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  1. Gary Reynolds 8,816 Reputation points
    2021-11-10T10:29:05.457+00:00

    Hi,

    You can have a RODC and Writable DC in the same site, authentication requests can be serviced by either DC. If there is a write request, the request will be serviced by the writable DC. The netlogon DsGetDcName function is used to find a suitable writable DC using the DS_WRITABLE_FLAG.

    Gary.

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